Biologically, a '''child''' (plural: '''children''') is a human
between the stages of birth
The legal definition of ''child'' generally refers to a minor (law)|minor
, otherwise known as a person younger than the age of majority
''Child'' may also describe a relationship with a parent (such as son
s and daughter
s of any age)
or, metaphorically, an authority figure
, or signify group membership in a clan, tribe, or religion; it can also signify being strongly affected by a specific time, place, or circumstance, as in "a child of nature" or "a child of the Sixties".
There are many social issues that affect children, such as Early childhood education|childhood education
, child poverty
, Dysfunctional family|dysfunctional families
, Child labour|child labor,
and in developing...